Doug Ford Candidate Andrew Lawton Was Previously Suspended for a Homophobic Facebook Post - 2018-05-01
This isn't Lawton's only controversial comments. He previously worked at Ezra Levant's Rebel Media where, as reported by PressProgress, he called climate change a "load of nonsense" and called equality for women "pussification of the west".
Ford himself has faced controversy in the past for his position on LGBTQ issues. His leadership campaign was endorsed by Charles McVety, who was sanctioned by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council for suggesting homosexuals prey on children. Ford has also refused to support or attend Pride events.